This Week's Paper

Cover Story

GREEN ISSUE: The largest secular holiday in the world was born in 1970 — and its chief organizer has lessons for the movement 40 years later

Tim Redmond
Cover Story, News

News

Marin Municipal Water District is already the largest energy user in Marin. A desalination plant would increase its energy use from 40 percent to as high as 300 percent

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Opinion

Who elects the presiding judge of the San Francisco Superior Court?

Tim Redmond
Editors Notes

Under Newsom's approach, the current residents and businesses of San Francisco will have to put up millions of dollars to cover the costs created by market-rate housing developers

Guardian Staff Writers
Editorial

GREEN ISSUE: The largest secular holiday in the world was born in 1970 — and its chief organizer has lessons for the movement 40 years later

Tim Redmond
Cover Story, News

GREEN ISSUE: How a strange obsession blossomed into a crucial environmental issue

Sarah Phelan
Green City

In courts and hospitals, SEIU battles surging rival union

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News

GREEN ISSUE: Endangered whales may be threatened by a noisy side-effect of globalization

Rebecca Bowe
Green City

GREEN ISSUE: SF's green go-tos -- a resource guide

Caitlin Donohue
Green City

Arts & Culture

Don't say house. It's an empire — Granny's Empire of Art

Michelle Broder Van Dyke
Visual Art

Director Ramón Ramos Alayo sets the stage for the fantastic CubaCaribe festival

Rita Felciano
Dance

No need to get pushy, sweets. Erol Alkan, Ambrosia and the Bearnsteins, Mad Professor, DJ Vadim, and more will let you through

Marke B.
Super Ego

Strong performances anchor The Eclipse's mysteries

Dennis Harvey
Film Review

Take a short trip into cosmos with the movies of Al Jarnow

Michael Krimper
Film Features

San Francisco's colorful 'hood gets a big-screen close-up

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Film Review

How Exile is changing the way we see and hear hip-hop

Michael Krimper
Music Features

Hot Chip is growing up nicely — how about you?

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Music Features

This year, the sound of the city in the summer includes Sleigh Bells

Kimberly Chun
Music Features

After 20 years on Jive and a decade in Atlanta, Short Dog goes independent — and returns to the Bay

Garrett Caples
Music Features

Watch out for that ramen bear! A recently rediscovered Japanese horror amalgamation that must be seen to be believed

Matt Sussman
Trash

Food & Drink

Keeping up appearances -- and pouring on the hot sauce at Rico's Diner

L.E. Leone
Cheap Eats

Rev up that Renault, gourmands: Michael Mina's new venture takes a highly accessible road through French-influenced cuisine

Paul Reidinger
Restaurant Review

Butchering, searing, and relishing with gusto at Marche

Virginia Miller
Food & Drink